This is the entry level class in the Juvenile Detention Officer series. Under general supervision, undertakes and performs a variety of entry level tasks, duties, and services related to overseeing, monitoring and managing juveniles held in the Mohave County Juvenile Detention Center. Juvenile Detention Officer Recruits (JDOR) are eligible to be assigned as a Juvenile Detention Officer I upon successful completion of a one (1) year probationary period, passing the JDOI exam, current with all COJET requirements, and no disciplinary actions within the last 12 months. Time is spent learning the different aspects of the duties of a Juvenile Detention Officer through on-the-job trainings, attendance at the Detention Officer Academy and participation in department structured trainings. An employee in this classification may be assigned to work day/swing or the graveyard shift.
1. Note: Resumes are considered supplemental information only. Failure to complete the entire online application, including fully detailing all education and experience, will likely result in disqualification. Please read and follow the
Superior Court Application Instructions .
2. Complete and submit online application AND
print and complete Probation Department Supplemental Packet Submit the Probation Supplemental Packet to Superior Court Human Resources at 401 E. Spring St., Kingman, AZ 86401. Note
:Your application will not be screened until this packet is received by Superior Court Human Resources.Be sure your packet is notarized as well. Essential Job Functions
Please see job description .Minimum Qualifications
SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENT
- A high school diploma or GED AND some experience working with juveniles OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.
- Must complete annual training as required by the Committee on Judicial Education and Training (COJET).
- Must possess a valid State of Arizona Driver's License at the start of employment and maintain said license while employed in this position.
- Provide acceptable driving history at no cost to the County.
- Must obtain within sixty (60) days of employment and must maintain defensive driving certification and first aid/CPR certification.Depending on assignment, may be required to obtain and maintain van driver's license.
- Employees are subject to immediate callout when an emergency, disaster or breach of homeland security occurs. Employees shall be available, unless excused, to ensure the court is adequately staffed during and immediately following natural and/ or manmade disasters, infectious disease outbreaks, and acts of terrorism. This may require assisting other employees in the work unit in accomplishing assignments as necessary and the working of unusual, long hours over an extended period of time with infrequent breaks or rest periods. An employee who is working with an accommodation must meet with their supervisor and division head to discuss their requirement for response.
- Minimum of 21 years of age; U.S. citizen or have legal resident status.
- Must successfully pass a pre-employment character and fitness background investigation, including but not limited to: fingerprinting and criminal history records check, Department of Child Safety (DCS) Central Registry check, (MVD) driving records check, polygraph examination, psychological evaluation, and submit to and pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen.
- This is a safety sensitive position.